Film fans are set for an exciting summer of film fun and entertainment as this year’s Bradford Family Film Festival launches its full programme today.(1 June)

The Festival – run by Bradford UNESCO City of Film with partners from across the district – offers free and subsidized screenings, workshops and events in and around Bradford for the entire family to enjoy throughout the month of August.

The programme includes everything from family favourites the BFG, Moanna and the loveable recycling robot Wall-E, to Disney classics Peter Pan and Beauty and the Beast. Festival organisers are delighted to be working IMAX, Picturehouse at National Science and Media Museum, Bradford for the first time this year, who are hosting free screenings of two exciting 3D features at the IMAX, Born to be Wild and Space Station.

Festival venues include the Big Screen in City Park, IMAX Bradford Picture House, Cliffe Castle Museum and Artworks Creative Communities at Delius Arts & Culture ensuring plenty of different places for families to visit. There will be additional workshops and activities at some of the venues.

This year’s supporters of the festival in City Park on the Big Screen are the Northern School of Creative Industries, Bradford College and Arriva Yorkshire.

Festival Director, Bradford UNESCO City of Film’s David Wilson said: “The festival really has something for all generations to enjoy and with all screenings and events either free or subsidized it’s a perfect day out for families. We’re delighted to see Artworks Creative Communities working with us this year with their focus on the environment as the central theme for their activities and the IMAX, Picturehouse at National Science and Media Museum are bringing two fascinating documentary features in 3D to our audiences. Cliffe Castle are bringing the Disney classic Peter Pan to the screen so combined with our family favourites on the Big Screen throughout August there really is something for everyone.”

The festival runs from Aug1 – Aug 30th. For full details of the Bradford Family Film Festival